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Baby-Proofing










Below you will find our recommended websites and books on baby proofing.

American Association of Poison Control Centers
www.aapcc.org
Poison Control hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Nationwide association of poison control centers whose members maintain a 24 hour hotline that provide immediate access to poison exposure management instructions and information on potential poisons.

Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov/
Government organization charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Find information on product recalls and safety news.

Safe Kids
www.safekids.org/
International nonprofit dedicated solely to preventing unintentional childhood injury.

International Association for Child Safety
www.iafcs.org
Association of childproofing and pool fence installing professionals. Use the website to find one near you.

Safety Super Store
www.safetysuperstore.com
Site offers baby proofing equipment for sale. Cabinet latches, plug protectors, safe toys, etc.

Poolfence.com
www.poolfence.com/pool-safety-guide
This site has lots of information about making your house safe and it is organized in a convenient room-by-room format.

National Safety Council
Baby Proofing Your Home PDF
Hosted by the National Safety Council, you will find a good overview of the most common infant safety issues.

Books

Baby Proofing Basics: How to Keep Your Child Safe (V. Lansky, 2002)

The Safe Baby: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Home Safety (Debra S. Holtzman, 2005)

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